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first_img awardbbcDenise WhitedisabilitieseglintonUNSUNG HERO ShareTweet The Unsung Hero award was launched as part of this year’s BBC Music Day on Friday 5 June.It is a nationwide celebration of music, aiming to bring people together across generations and communities.The day will be reflected across BBC television and radio programmes with numerous events and concerts taking place in towns and cities in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.BBC Music Day events in Northern Ireland include performances from Sir James Galway, Andrea Begley, Villagers, The Priests, The Ulster Orchestra and the Belfast Community Gospel Choir.INSPIRATIONAL! DENISE IS NAMED BBC UNSUNG HERO 2015 was last modified: May 30th, 2015 by John2John2 Tags: In a tribute video, her students described her as an “inspiration”.“There are some students in here that have nothing else,” said Sorcha Friel.Ms White is one five recipients of BBC Music Day’s Unsung Hero award.“I could see that music worked some kind of magic with young people and that it could really change things for them,” she said. A County Derry woman who uses music to “transform the lives of people with disabilities” has been honoured with a BBC Unsung Hero award.The announcement was made on Friday by Alex Jones and Chris Evans on BBC One’s The One Show.Denise White, from Eglinton, is the founder of Something Special, a musical and creative arts group that educates almost 100 students with learning disabilities.last_img

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